Preparing for Prison
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Preparing for Prison

In the first episode of Orange is the New Black, the protagonist, Piper Chapman, is taken into custody at a minimum-security prison camp after being sentenced to 15 months. She is asked by a fellow inmate, “what are you in for?”, to which she replies, “are you supposed to ask that? I read that you’re […]

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Sexual Assault
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Understanding the Criminal Process

Understanding the Criminal Process – Unless you have been through the process before, you will likely be very confused with the criminal process. Often, which direction your matter takes depends on a number of factors, including the strength of the evidence and how you want to proceed. Therefore it can be difficult to explain the process […]

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Drink Driving and Drug Driving

Driving offences and, in particular, drink driving and (most recently) drug driving matters are particularly common in the Magistrates’ Courts around Victoria. In most cases, it is a case of exceeding the prescribed concentration of alcohol in your blood (exceeding 0.05) and facing infringement notices, criminal penalties, interlock conditions and licence disqualifications.   There are […]

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